A limited-edition model harking back to Porsche’s iconic 356 Speedster of the 1950s, the 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster evokes its predecessor with a short, steeply raked windscreen, a driver-focused interior, and a distinctive double-hump tonneau cover. It was the final version of the original 911 produced in the old Zuffenhausen factory before the launch of the 964 model on a new production line. A total of 2,065 Speedsters were produced, and the vast majority of customers opted for the wide Turbo-look bodyshell in favor of the standard Carrera's narrow body. This particular Speedster is one of only 171 examples featuring the narrow-body Carrera format and was delivered new in Sweden finished in Silver Metallic over a Black leather interior. The car is said to have been cared for by the same owner since new and is supported by dealer service entries dating from 1990 to 2019. Showing under 70k kilometers (approx. 43k miles) on the odometer, this exceptionally rare narrow-body 911 Speedster is now being offered for auction by its seller out of Sweden.
The Speedster is distinguished from the rest of Porsche’s 911 model range with its short and steepened aluminum-framed windscreen, frameless side windows, and double-hump fiberglass tonneau cover which conceals its manual convertible soft top. This example is finished in Silver Metallic (L980) and features European-market lights & bumpers, as well as 16” Fuchs forged alloy wheels with body-colored centers. The seller indicates an aftermarket muffler has been installed and the paint remains in very good condition for its age while showing some small cracks and imperfections. Detailed images are provided in the gallery.
To accommodate the car’s lower roofline, the Speedster’s Sport Seats are lowered by 20mm and paired with standard seat bottoms to allow easier entry and egress for its passengers. The driver-focused car came without rear seats, power windows, or air conditioning. It also included smaller sun visors in accordance with its unique windscreen. This example features Black leather (VD) upholstery with optional heated and electrically adjustable front seats, a leather-wrapped three-spoke steering wheel, manual heater controls, and an upgraded Porsche Classic (PCCM) radio with satellite navigation and Bluetooth connectivity. A list of the car’s original equipment codes is provided below:
The European-specification 3.2-liter flat-six engine was rated at 231 HP and sends power to the rear wheels by way of a 5-speed G50 manual transaxle and a limited-slip differential. The seller indicates service entries are present in the car’s dealer maintenance booklet dating from June 1990 at 2,084 kilometers to September 2019 at 67,309 kilometers. There are no outstanding maintenance items reported.
This sale will include the original owner’s manuals and sales order, a toolkit, a spare tire, service records, and a clean title.
The seller would like you to know: “A rare opportunity to acquire one of 171 narrow body speedsters. one owner car. The car will also be supplied with US-style headlights.”
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